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Sound Wave Inspired Chair

Matthew Plummer Fernandez’s unusually textured chair was inspired by sound waves. Those contours were taken from an actual frequency plot (see below) or 3D graph of volume (height), frequency (depth), and time (width) of a particular sound he chose. He tried more than 700 sounds before he found the one he liked for his chair.

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Walter Towers : The Power of the W

I remember visiting Prague four years ago and the thing I loved the most, was their building architecture. Everything lined up together, the life and the people where certain things for which I’d visit it again. But I guess I have a new reason this time. Not sure if that’s a skyscraper or some sorts of whyscraper, but I do…

Furniture Inspired by Video Game Character Packman

Created by Italian company Qayot the Poufman living room set was inspired by the well known game Packman. Each unit has wooden support and polyurethane padding, covered by a fabric and polyester cover that’s both stain-resistant and removable. The actual seat eating the square stool in just about any colour combination you require. The price for this piece of furniture…

Height-adjustable Desk by Peter Petersen : Tank Collection

The height-adjustable desk from the Tank Collection radiates lightness and elegancy just like a ballerina who barely touches the floor. At a first glance this table designed by Peter Petersen looks like an Apple product so white, elegant and shiny. The fineness is emphasized by the urgent smoothness which combined with the sturdy materials add strength and weight. The desk…

Bathtubs with a Beautiful Wooden Finish

These three new amazing whirlpool bathtubs ( the Yuma Art, Kyra Art and Naja Art ) from BluBleu are taking the bathtub to another level. These new designs have a beautiful wooden finish + soothing chromo relax system, and invigorating air system (for a hydromassage), and they look more like a piece of furniture. For more informations about these bathtubs…

334 Bench an Eco Friendly Project to Make People more Eco-concious

“334″ is an innovative idea that aims to make people more eco-concious. “334” is a bench that’s been designed by designer Oscar Lhermitte… as part of the “X days project.” This series aims to create products that involve considerable recycling, yet avoid processes like gluing, screwing, soldering etc. 334 bench consists of three parallel bars of metal, over which are

Light Switch Extension Plates – WallPlates

The WallPlates are no ordinary light switch plates for they have been modified to hold items we commonly misplace like keys, umbrellas and mail especially when we enter and leave our homes. Installation requires no new screw holes, just the existing ones. The idea is simple and neat. Not just cool neat but neat, tidy for it really helps to …

Wooden Inspiration : Ocho House

For those wooden furnishings fans out there, I have something for you. The Ocho House in the Santa Lucia Mountains, California, doesn’t look like a lodge but thanks to its extremely cozy arrangements it does make you feel like living in one. The interior seems large because of the large windows and the tall ceilings, but comfortable at the same…

Old Barn Transformed into a Stylish New Home

I will have to be honest and say that I never thought a barn could be turned into such a beautiful home. It happened in Belgium where architect Rita Huys from Buro2, got her hands on a an old barn in the rolling hills of Central West Flanders, kept its rustic touch but transformed it into a modern home with…

Dupli.Casa in Germany, Modern as Hell

What are those things that make a house modern? Is it the furniture or the interior furnishings? Not always. Just take a look at the Dupli.Casa in Ludwigsburg, Germany, where architect Jürgen Mayer H… worked on the footprint of a 1984 house to create this beautiful shaped spatial villa. I still can’t decide what looks best. Is it the sophisticated

Recycled Car Hood Tables by Joel Hester

Who would have thought that something as junky as an old rusty car hood could be transformed into a sleek and desirable coffee table?  Well, Joel Hester… did. He is definitely a modern steel furniture master with an environmentally conscious approach to design. No two cars age and rust quite the same way so his tables are unique with their

M House Offers Full Prvacy in the Netherlands

Do you know what a BMW M series is? A highly tuned car that not only looks very sporty but also is. Well I guess that’s exactly what Mark Koehler Architects… wanted when they built the M House (really has an M shape) in 2005 in Almere, the Netherlands, for the privacy of its residents and its street presence. Talking

Coin Lamp : subtly heightens awareness of consumption through design

Designed by Jethro Macey… the Coin Lamp requires you to insert a coin before it lights up. It will only light up whenever you insert coins inside, and the lamp itself has been specially set to a pre-determined time by an internal mechanism. Coin Lamp is the first product in a range based on the concept of values and reward,

Modern Penthouse in New York Gets Green Treatment

I’m a green fan, and when I say that it means that I care about the environment and I try to do as little harm as I can. Seeing this new penthouse in Lower Manhattan, downtown New York, I realized that I can do more. I can have my own green spot right in my newly renovated apartment.

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Customizable Wedge Furniture : Creative Wedge

Creative Wedge is a concept design that deserves to make it in to showrooms and into our homes. The fully customizable collection of foam wedges, rectangles and squares allows users to put together whole sections of furniture in all sorts of configurations. These will suit every conceivable position from sitting to prone for maximum comfort.

Bright Side Design… actually dreamed

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